Demographics

People

Total Population264
Male Share of the Population43.9%
Female Share of the Population56.1%
Senior Citizens26.1%
Employed Population 16+97
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married59.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher5%
Median Earnings25+$36,528
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,250
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,250

Wealth

Median Family Income$63,000
% Above Poverty Level91.4%
% Below Poverty Level8.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home1%
% Walking and Biking to Work4.1%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.7%
Median Gross Rent$822
Median House Value$79,200

Ancestry

German27.7%
Irish18.6%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)12.1%
English6.1%
Dutch5.3%
Czech1.1%
Scottish0.8%
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Ames Almanac

CategoryValue
County Major County
Standard Zip Codes73718
Phone Area Codes580
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude36.24
Approximate Longitude-98.18

Ames Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationOKEENE
Distance11.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 48 F
Apr Temp46 to 73 F
Jul Temp70 to 97 F
Oct Temp49 to 76 F
Annual Precip31.4 inches
StationHELENA 1 SSE
Distance20.6 miles
Jan Temp21 to 44 F
Apr Temp44 to 70 F
Jul Temp69 to 95 F
Oct Temp47 to 73 F
Annual Precip31.6 inches
StationENID
Distance21.3 miles
Jan Temp22 to 44 F
Apr Temp45 to 69 F
Jul Temp71 to 94 F
Oct Temp48 to 73 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Drummond395$61,563
Fairview2,620$59,342
Lahoma518$63,214
Meno175$53,214
Ringwood594$55,536
Waukomis1,462$59,095
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